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Herculaneum, Missouri Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

The city of Herculaneum, Mo. adopted the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.015 (amendments).
  • The International Residential Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.078 (amendments).
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.075 (amendments).
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.050 (amendments).
  • The International Exsting Building Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.079 (amendments).

Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010 (adopted).

Helpful resources for Herculaneum, Missouri include the following.

Residential Building Code

Missouri has yet to adopt a statewide residential code. Local laws will control.See PLRB, Missouri Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Herculaneum adopted the 2009 IRC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the model code here.

You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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2015 IRC(City of Herculaneum , MO § 500.010 Technical Code Adoptions.)

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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: No

Ice Barrier

Comments

The city of Herculaneum, Mo. adopted the International Residential Code, 2009 edition, and its appendices. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010 (adopted) and § 500.078 (amendments).

  • Ice barrier is not required. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.078-A13 (amendments).

The following appendices are adopted:

  • A – Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping.
  • B – Sizing of Venting Systems serving appliances equipped with draft hoods, category 1 appliances, and appliances listed for use with type B vents.

  • C – Exit terminals of mechanical draft and direct-vent venting systems.

  • D – Recommended Procedure for safety inspection of an existing appliance installation.

  • E – Local Manufactured Housing Standards.

  • F – Radon Control Methods.

  • G – Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs.

  • H – Patio Covers.

  • J – Existing Buildings and Structures.

  • K – Sound Transmission.

  • M – Home Day Care R-3 Occupancy.

  • N – Venting Methods.

  • P – Sizing of Water Piping System.

Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.078 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Existing buildings, meaning buildings that were built in accordance to code at the time of construction, typically merit extra consideration in a current updated code.

Appendix J of the 2009 IRC applies.

Commercial Building Code

Herculaneum adopted the 2009 IBC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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Comments

The city of Herculaneum, Mo. adopted the International Building Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010 (adopted) and § 500.015 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

The city of Herculaneum, Mo. adopted the International Exsting Building Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010 (adopted) and § 500.079 (amendments).

Other Building Codes

The city also adopted the following codes:

  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.070 (amendments).
  • The International Fire Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.020 and § 500.025 (amendments).
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.060 (amendments).
  • The International Mechanical Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.040 (amendments).
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2009 edition. Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.030 (amendments).

Herculaneum, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010 (adopted).